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Plain bearing

VOTW- igus® products in packaging machines.

Published on: 11/03/2022

In this week’s video of the week, the packaging machine showcases a number of igus® products being used. From curved rail to drylin® and iglidur® bearings, all products are ideally suited for this application as no maintenance is required. The igus® products are also lubrication free so allows a clean, smooth motion. The machine also […]

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When speed counts: FastLine delivers injection-moulded special plain bearings in 7 days

Published on: 22/02/2022

New toolmaking production line enables rapid delivery of customised igus plain bearings Industrial parts and products must be delivered quickly and reliably, but the manufacture of special parts by injection moulding can take several weeks. Plastics specialist igus has expanded its in-house toolmaking department and can now offer its customers the “FastLine” express service. Lubrication-free, […]

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Covering all angles with new igus bevel gears for lubrication-free motion.

Published on: 11/01/2022

Bevel gears made of high-performance plastics iguform S270 and igutek P360 are a cost-effective and maintenance-free alternative to metallic gears Bevel gears transfer drive forces at a 90° angle. igus has now developed bevel gears made of two abrasion-resistant and durable high-performance plastics, especially suitable for simple applications. The gears are lightweight and cost-effective, and […]

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Horse 2.0: Electric LyteHorse can conquer city, farm, forest and desert

Published on: 07/12/2021

Lubrication-free igus plain bearings allow new, go-anywhere electric stand-up vehicle to operate in even the most difficult environmental conditions An electric version of man’s most dependable and versatile friend, the horse, is now a reality. Canadian company LyteHorse Labs has designed a novel all-terrain electric vehicle, suitable for many applications and environmental conditions. igus bearings […]

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VOTW- The versatility of the PRT slewing ring

Published on: 02/12/2021

Have you ever considered all the applications where things turn? There are thousands!! And to help these applications turn with a smooth motion, customers are using the igus® PRT slewing ring bearing. These bearings are low-cost, maintenance free and require no lubrication! In this weeks’ video of the week, the PRT shows the ease to […]

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VOTW- Freedom of design with stock material

Published on: 11/11/2021

Sometimes having a nonstandard part can be problematic and expensive. Thankfully with the igus® stock material range, this doesn’t need to be the case. With a large variety of materials, with different temperature ranges and different mechanical properties, the iglidur® stock materials are suitable for a multitude of applications. In this week’s video of the […]

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Video of the week- New igus® injection moulded gears with no MOQ

Published on: 22/10/2021

In this week’s video of the week, Head of the iglidur® gears business unit Steffan Shchack introduces injection moulded polymer gears from igus® From stock, we have 3 designs in a variety of wear resistant materials, suitable for applications with high temperatures, electrically conductive and high endurance. From one gear to a million, we can […]

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Tribo TX2 plain bearings reduce wear in high load applications by 3.5x

Published on: 28/09/2021

Lubrication-free and maintenance-free high-load material iglidur TX2 demonstrates 3.5-fold improved wear performance in tests. Especially forhigh-load applications in the construction, machinery, or agricultural industries, igus can now offer the new Tribo (tribologically optimized) material iglidur TX2, which works without lubrication. Even smaller excavating machines still need about 50 litres of lubricant per year with metal […]

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Maintenance-free knife edge rollers expand the igus online shop range

Published on: 21/09/2021

iglidur rollers with predictable service life ensure product transport in food technology So that users can get their wear-resistant knife edge roller even faster, igus has expanded its online shop to include the range of iglidur rollers made from high-performance polymers. Included in the new range are knife edge rollers made of the blue material […]

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Safe sorting even in heat: New igus material for the food industry

Published on: 15/09/2021

Electrostatically dissipating iglidur AX500 tribopolymer ensures maintenance-free, food industry applications In the food and packaging industry, sorting and packing zones are subject to constant movement of goods and temperature changes. For these storage mechanisms to perform flawlessly, long-lasting plain bearing solutions are required that can withstand friction and heat long-term. Another challenge is the creation of […]

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